• COMPUTERS
    LOUISIANA GOVERNMENT COMPUTERS KNOCKED OUT AFTER RANSOMWARE ATTACK

    (Reuters) – Louisiana state government computers were knocked out following a ransomware attack, the governor said on Monday, as results from the close gubernatorial election in the southern state await certification. Many state agencies had their servers taken down in response to the attack, Governor John Bel Edwards said in a series of messages posted […]

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    Windows 10 ‘Controlled Folder Access’ to Provide Protection From Ransomware

    HIGHLIGHTS Certain apps can be allowed through the protection The new feature is seen in preview build version 16232 The new Exploit Protection feature is work-in-progress After WannaCry and Petya, it seems like Microsoft has realised the potential harm that ransomware can cause to its operating systems and its customers’ sensitive information. This might partly be the reason why the […]

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    Newark City Hall computers hacked with ransomware

    Some computers in the City of Newark have been infected with ransomware, rendering them unusable, and the hacker is demanding payment of 24 Bitcoin, or about $30,000 in ransom, according to a document obtained by TAPInto Newark and a city official with knowledge of the hack. The document reveals that that city computers were infected with RSA-2048 encryption, which […]

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    Adobe Issues Emergency Update to Flash After Ransomware Attacks

    Adobe Systems Inc issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software for Internet browsers after researchers discovered a security flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware to Windows PCs. The software maker urged the more than 1 billion users of Flash on Windows, Mac, Chrome and Linux computers to update […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Adobe Issues Emergency Update to Flash After Ransomware Attacks

    Adobe Systems Inc issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software for Internet browsers after researchers discovered a security flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware to Windows PCs. The software maker urged the more than 1 billion users of Flash on Windows, Mac, Chrome and Linux computers to update […]

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    Mac Ransomware caught before huge quantity Of computers infected

    An Apple representative stated the employer fast took steps over the weekend to save you furtherinfections through revoking a digital certificates that enabled the rogue software program to install on Macs. the first recognised ransomware assault on Apple Inc’s Mac computer systems, which was determinedover the weekend, became downloaded more than 6,000 times earlier than […]

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    Adobe issues Emergency update to Flash After Ransomware assaults

    Adobe systems Inc issued an emergency update on Thursday to its widely used Flash software program fornet browsers after researchers located a safety flaw that was being exploited to deliver ransomware tohome windows desktops. The software maker entreated the extra than 1 billion users of Flash on windows, Mac, Chrome and Linuxcomputer systems to replace […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    First Known OS X Ransomware Spotted in the Transmission BitTorrent App

    Apple Inc customers were targeted by hackers over the weekend in the first campaign against Macintosh computers using a pernicious type of software known as ransomware, researchers with Palo Alto Networks Inc told Reuters on Sunday. Ransomware, one of the fastest-growing types of cyber threats, encrypts data on infected machines, then typically asks users to […]